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learned today former south african president nelson mandela is in the hospital. a government statement said he was admitted to the hospital in pretoria today. robin joins us live. what are officials saying about why he's been hospitalized? >> reporter: there is not a lot of information coming out from the presidency here. the statements that you alluded to was very placatory to give the south african and the international public a sense that everything's okay. they said he's well, there is nothing to worry about. that the medical attention is consistent with his age. remember, mandela is 94. that said, mandela has around the clock medical attention at his rural homestead in the eastern cape. his doctors must be sufficiently concerned about his health, joe, to fly him across the country to this hospital in pretoria. >> you have been able, being there, to get at least a bit of an assessment as to how his health was when you last saw him. give us a sense of that. >> i was fortunate to be at his birthday party in july at his homestead. he looked old. no doubt. he's much frailer than the pr
nelson mandela is in the hospital right now. the former president is undergoing medical tests. that's according to the government. these tests have been planned for some time, we're told. they are consistent with his age. he is 94 years old. a family friend not saying how long mandela will be hospital iced, but a government spokesman insists there's, quote, no cause for alarm. mandela spent some time in the hospital earlier this year. he had stomach surgery. he became a bona fide world icon after spending some 27 years in prison for fighting against apartheid. in 1994, he became president of the country where he had been imprisoned. >>> to the fiscal cliff now. the clock continues to tick away. lawmakers now have just 24 days left to make a deal and avoid that combination of big tax hikes and drastic spending cuts that could hit the economy hard. today we are hearing more from both the president and from republicans. with me now, nbc news white house correspondent mike viqueira. viq, does there appear to be any progress? >> reporter: i don't think so, craig, and we're watching it pr
east envoy for president obama. >>> former south african president nelson mandela is in the hospital. a government statement says he was admitted to a hospital today to undergo testing. it says mandela is doing well and the tests are just routine for someone his age. mandela is 94. >>> if you think people are only reading books on tablets, well, think again. how one traditional bookstore is making more money than ever. the secret next in our american journey. [ male announcer ] there are plenty of reasons to be jolly at the chevy year-end event because chevy's giving more. more efficiency with sonic and cruze... more function in equinox and traverse... more dependability with the legendary silverado... and more style in the all-new malibu. chevy's giving more at the year-end event because 'tis the season. chevy's giving more. this holiday season, get a 2013 cruze ls for around $169 per month or get $500 holiday bonus cash. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply s
, no cause for concern. that's what we're hearing from nelson mandela's family on this sunday afternoon after he was admitted to a south african hospital. we'll give you the latest on his condition straight ahead. you're watching. msnbc. eat good fats. avoid bad. don't go over 2000... 1200 calories a day. carbs are bad. carbs are good. the story keeps changing. so i'm not listening... to anyone but myself. i know better nutrition when i see it: great grains. great grains cereal starts whole and stays whole. see the seam? more processed flakes look nothing like natural grains. you can't argue with nutrition you can see. great grains. search great grains and see for yourself. for multi grain flakes that are an excellent source of fiber try great grains banana nut crunch and cranberry almond crunch. plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only
for the torch the news. former south african president, nelson mandela is in the hospital undergoing tests and he's in frail health. but is said to be doing well. >> jamie: the head of the london hospital where a nurse is said to have taken her life after being part after radio show prank, has written a letter to the australian radio network demanding a hoax like that never be repeated, a nurse caring for the pregnant duchess of cambridge killed herself after taking a talk from two radio dj's, pretending to be queen and prince charles. rapper b.i.g. was part of a shooting and no drugs or alcohol in his system, that has been sealed and his murder remains unsolved. fox news alert and new concerns over the growing political crisis in egypt. egypt's military warning of quote, disastrous consequences, offer the political crisis that is sending tens of thousands of protesters back into the streets. the warnings raising several questions right now. is egypt headed back into full-blown chaos and what can be done to stop a catastrophe. let's bring in john boulton, form ambassador to the united nati
with the hearings following shortly thereafter. >>> developing now nbc news has confirmed nelson mandela is undergoing tests in a hospital. the spokesperson for former south african president says the tests have been planned for some time and are consistent with his age. the country's current president says mandela is doing fine and there is no cause for alarm. the 94-year-old was last admitted to the hospital in february. >>> new duelling arguments today in the fiscal cliff war of words. with just 24 days and counting, president obama and senator marco rubio in the republican address are racheting up the rhetoric. >> we can and should do more than just extend middle class tax cuts. and i stand ready to work with republicans or a plan that spurs economic growth, creates jobs and reduces our deficit. a plan that gives both sides some of what they want. >> tax increases will not solve our $16 trillion debt. only economic growth and a reform of entitlement programs will help control the debt. we must reform our complicated, uncertain job-killing tax code by getting rid of unjustifi loo holl
-year-old nelson mandela is in the hospital for tests. the former president is said to be doing well. florida's former republican governor charlie crist has switched political parties. he's now a democrat. speculation crist may run for governor again in 2014 challenging the republican who currently holds office, governor rick scott. in washington state, dozens of same-sex couples waited in line overnight. today is the first day that they can legally marry there. in sports, texas a&m's quarterback johnny manzel became the first freshman ever to win college football's heisman trophy last night. known official as johnny football led the aggies to a 10-2 record this season including last month's upset victory over then top ranked alabama. at the 113th army-navy game in philadelphia yesterday, army looking to avoid its 11th straight loss to the mid shipmen launched a drive later in the game only to see it come to not with this fumble. navy sunk the army 17-13 and took home the coveted commander in chief's trophy yet again. police have charged dallas cowboys' nose tackle josh brent with in
south african president, nelson mandela is facing a second night in the hospital. he's in for routine testing. he's in frail health and hasn't made public appearances for years. he had stomach surgery for years. a long range test rocket over the next week and a half. state media is reporting north korea came under heavy internal criticism since the announced plans. here in the states, the lapd is apologizing to the family of the late rapper, no toreious for not releasing the autopsy report. it was released prematurely. the rap star was killed 15 years ago in a drive by shooting. those are the fast five headlines. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are butting heads. earlier on "meet the press," dick durbin said the president wants to solve this problem. republican congressman kevin mccarthy claimed the commander and chief is playing political games. >> listen, if we are going to have a certainty for businesses to invest and workers to know new jobs are created, we have to get this behind us once and for all. >> i don't want to do it. the president doesn't want to do it. we cannot al
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